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The Diary of a Mad AP Student

The Diary of a Mad AP Student

Well, it’s the beginning of May and I can sense the tension of AP exam week in the air. AP exams are pretty important for me because my knowledge of my ...

Published June 4, 2008
A Window of Opportunity

A Window of Opportunity

A window of opportunity presents itself when making tough college decisions.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 9, 2007
Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

Questions to Ask When Considering Potential Colleges

If there’s a question you have that’s not on the list – make sure you ask it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 5, 2016
Course Selection: Myths and Realities

Course Selection: Myths and Realities

A student gives a first hand account of college course selections: myths and realities.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published July 31, 2007
The Chess Match of Recruiting

The Chess Match of Recruiting

The chess match of recruiting college athletes.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Find out more on the future of affirmative action.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 10, 2009
Three Steps to Choosing a Career

Three Steps to Choosing a Career

Finding your dream job is easy if you really, truly know yourself.

By Michelle Tullier
Published September 28, 2010
The Legacy Factor in College Applications

The Legacy Factor in College Applications

Find out more about the legacy factor in college admissions.

By Kristin Drew
Published January 1, 2007
The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

The Myth of Multiple-Choice Methodology

There’s a new study in town that says, when it comes to multiple-choice questions, don’t go with your gut.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 11, 2013
How a Closed Door Can Change Your Outlook

How a Closed Door Can Change Your Outlook

A student details how a closed door can change your outlook when you've been rejected from your first-choice college.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 29, 2007
Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Your personality is positively impacted by studying abroad, according to a new study.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013
Three Things I’ve Learned About College Professors

Three Things I’ve Learned About College Professors

One thing that has surprised me the most about going back to school as an older student is how my view of professors has changed. Though I had a good rapport ...

Published June 5, 2007
Compare Your Campus

Compare Your Campus

Learn from other students' college search experiences.

Published August 16, 2010
How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

How to Help Your Student Minimize Exam Stress

While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 22, 2015
Five Things to Learn While Flipping Burgers

Five Things to Learn While Flipping Burgers

Wouldn’t it be great to get a part-time job or paying internship that directly relates to what you want to do with your life? But what if you’re not sure what ...

By Mary Anne Hahn
Published September 5, 2008
Gap Year Savings

Gap Year Savings

Find out how much money could go into your gap year savings.

By Kathryn Knight
Published March 11, 2009
Going to an All-Women's College

Going to an All-Women's College

During my senior year of high school, I was very thorough in my college search. There were many important factors for me to consider when choosing a college: location, cost, size ...

Making It Count
Published June 5, 2007
Why Did I Stay Home?

Why Did I Stay Home?

You'll be asking yourself "why did I stay home?" if you don't have a study abroad experience.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published October 4, 2007
Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

If you're down to the wire, learn how to make a college decision quickly.

By Ashley Miller
Published March 9, 2009
I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

Are you in the "I have to pick a major -- now what?" mode? If so, don't panic. If you're like many college students, the major you select won't have a ...

By Peter Vogt
Published September 4, 2008